Digital, Kira Braden, Photography, Uncategorized

Seigar’s Plastic People

Seigar is an English philologist, a highschool teacher, and a curious photographer. He is a fetishist for reflections, saturated colours, details and religious icons. In this series, subjects are often just out of reach, veiled by glass and reflections from the street – inaccessible to reach out and touch, but always in sight. Meet Seigar’s […]

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Digital, Mixed Media, Photography, Tori Hunniford, Uncategorized

Rekindling a Marriage as Old as Our Existence: Federica Porro and Celina Marie Dzyacky Explore the Relationship Between Man and the Natural World

Mutualisms sprawl vehemently throughout the natural world. These mutualisms exist not only in the everyday workings of plant and animal ecosystems, but also through tender encounters between human and nature. Federica Porro and Celina Marie Dzyacky encapsulate this coexistence between plant and man in their series, Flora Umana. In this series, the Italian (Porro) and […]

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Film, Kira Braden, Photography, Uncategorized

Possible Scenarios by Sofia Podesta

Sofia Podestà’s latest photographic series manages to explore a cold and stark landscape with surprising warmth. Through her photography, Podestà is able to transform her surroundings into something magical – as I scroll through her works, a vague sense of familiarity comes over me, even though I’ve never been to these places or seen these […]

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Kira Braden, Photography, Uncategorized

Francois Bellabas Thoughtfully Explores the Automotive Realm of Los Angeles in his Series “Motorstudies”

Francois Bellabas’ photographic series Motorstudies is an ambitious mix between documentary photography and a search for idealized aesthetics. Described by Bellabas himself, the series “is a photographic study that questions the car and its representation, but which also uses it as a referent and a measurement tool. It’s a documentary about the issues, the challenges and the […]

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Digital, Photography, Rhys Mason, Uncategorized

Kira Braden Steps Lightly Across the Threshold Into “Grandfather’s House” and Beckons us to Follow

A grandparent’s house is a treasured haven. It is a domain removed from the drama of the childhood home, but still intimately familial. For the lucky ones, the grandfamily can be a constant second port of call, one step removed from the web of responsibilities and expectations owed amongst immediate kin. We enter Grandfather’s House near the […]

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Film, Matt Chelf, Photography, Uncategorized

Uncanny Homecoming: Exploring Identity and Alienation in Casey Meyers’s “I’m Feeling a Little Strange”

Casey Meyers’s series “I’m Feeling a Little Strange” is about homecoming, but there is little at-homeness to the spirit of the series. Instead, the art discusses life and identity as they lapse into mute simulacra, reflections that appear as lived experience but are not quite ‘real’ in the sense of actual presence. The crisis of […]

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Nazanin Zarepour, Photography, Uncategorized

To Withdraw From Orientalist Photography: Leonardo Magrelli’s Pairidaeza and the Iranian Terrain

In the wake of a terminated nuclear deal and a nation left demonized once more—we find an appropriate home for Leonardo Magrelli’s endeavor to photograph Iran “under a different, detached and less propagandistic light.” Traditional photographic projects undertaken by the West are often concerned with the extravagant architecture of mosques and palaces—sites ripe for the […]

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